Callisto pfaffenzelleri (Frey, 1856)

Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae

mine

The mine begins nbear the leaf margin. From there develops a small (<1.5 cm) lower-surface tentiform mine with only weak folds. The older larva lives free under a leaf margin that has been folded upwards, sometimes also between spun leaves.

hostplants

Rosaceae, oligophagous

Amelanchier; Cotoneaster integerrimus; Sorbus.

phenology

Larvae in July.

distribution within Europe

Alps; according to Maček (1999a) also Slovenia.

larva

Pronotum with 2+2 black spots.

references

Burmann (1951a), Hering (1957a), Huemer (1988a), Maček (1999a).

04/06/2010

mod 28.vi.2017